In the world of vinyl graphics, vinyl and tape go together like peanut butter and jelly. Application tape (or Transfer Tape) is essential for transferring cut vinyl to substrates. In the garment decoration field, transfer tape is less essential. For most cut graphics using “T-shirt vinyl” like Logical Color WarmPEEL CP, no tape is needed. But […]
This post will cover all the basics of laminating and trimming your digital graphics. We’ll examine why, when and how to laminate when to use film or liquid laminates, and look at the benefits of trimmers. Hopefully, you’ll glean some tips that will eliminate costly problems and improve the quality of your products.
You may have heard that good things come in small packages. In the world of large format printing, that’s not always true. But good things definitely come in simple packages. Between ink configurations, ICC profiles, and print & cut processes, producing high quality, digital prints can be challenging. So, when it comes time to finish […]
The new MUTOH XpertJet line of large format eco-solvent outdoor printers builds on MUTOH’s tradition of ground-breaking innovation and award-winning print quality. The XPertJet printers push the envelope to provide new levels of efficiency and productivity. The MUTOH engineers raised the bar again with smart new features that simplify workflow and color management. And MUOTH’S […]
Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.